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History of our Gardens

Below is a list of our current gardens and their approximate construction and or opening date.  This page is constantly being updated, so if you have anything to add please share! (email: garden@mun.ca)

For our current list of Gardens please go here.

Alpine House: Built in 1991


Asian Garden: Opened in 2012. Was originally the White Garden.


Compost Area: Built around 2005.


Conference Room Garden 


Cottage Garden: Built around the late 1970s, and has been renovated many times since then.


Crevice Garden: Built in 2009.
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Potager Garden: Built in 2014. Was originally the Dried Flower Garden, which was built in 1995-1996.



Greenhouse: Built around the early 1970s.



Heritage Garden: Built around the late 1970s.



Medicinal Garden: Built around 2002. 



New Plant Showcase: Built in 2012.



Nursary: Built in 2003.



Peat Beds: Built around the early 80s.



Perrrennial Border: Built in 1973, and has been renovated many times since then.



Rhododendron Border: Built in 1989.



Rhododendron Garden & Ground Cover Display: Began building process in 2012 and will be open in 2015.
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Rock Garden: The original Rock Garden was built in 1975, and a new addition of a limestone Rock Garden was built between 1993-1995.



Shade Garden: Built around 2000.



Teaching/Children's Garden: Began building process in 2012 and opened in 2015.



Trough Collection: Open in 2014.



Vegetable Garden: Originally cared for by former curators in the early 70s, and was renovated with raised beds in 1997.



Wildlife-Friendly Garden & Chalet: Built around 1993.



Woodland Beds: Built around the early 1980s.




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